Thu, 23 May 2019

Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...

No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...

Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...

Kentucky couple nearly escaped being charged for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky couple nearly escaped prosecution for setting a fire that burned their rented home to the ...

At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...

U.S. Navy Seal pleads guilty to causing death of colleague

WASHINGTON DC - A U.S. Navy SEAL who killed a Green Beret in extraordinary circumstances in the West African nation ...

Attack on UN mission in Mali which left peacekeeper dead condemned

BAMAKO, Mali - A violent attack in the West African nation of Mali on Saturday has left at least one ...

The Hodeidah smokescreen: A real peace deal requires Yemeni buy-in

Nearly six months after a much-publicised deal was made in Sweden to bring an end to four years of war ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

Austria's Interim Ministers Sworn in After Video Scandal

VIENNA - Austria's president on Wednesday swore in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who ...

Zero-carbon electric transport is already in reach for small islands

At a recent talk on the UK's energy sector, the head of an electric utility company claimed that "the problem ...

Fiji name 50-man RWC training squad

Cape Town - Fiji's preparations for the Rugby World Cup have taken another step forward after the island nation named ...

Gyan backtracks on retirement ahead of AFCON

London - Ghana national team captain Asamoah Gyan on Wednesday reversed his decision to retire from international football, just weeks ...

Sprint stars eye early season Canoe World Cup tests

Durban - A team of determined canoe sprinters have arrived in Europe ready to take on the first two ICF ...

Maxwell getting clarity on his bowling role ahead of WC

Cape Town - Australia allrounder Glenn Maxwell feels he will have an important role to play with the ball at ...

Vietnam's Ethnic Minorities Need Connectivity to Catch Up

HO CHI MINH CITY - The ethnic minorities in Vietnam most likely to escape poverty are those who have good ...

With state help, Azerbaijani TV aims at the bottom

A lawyer, a poet, an actress and a psychologist sit in plush chairs in a slick TV studio. Across from ...

Five things to look out for in the European elections

Voters across Europe are about to head to the polls to elect 751 members to the European Parliament from across ...

French Court To Rule On Extradition Of Iranian Engineer To U.S.

An appeals court in France is set to rule on the extradition of an Iranian engineer to the United States.Jalal ...

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Irish Trade Minister warns businesses to prepare for no deal Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish deputy leader has briefed the cabinet on the risks to Ireland of a no-deal Brexit ...

Stocks in Asia drift, British pound sinks further

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks traded in a tight-range on Wednesday in Asia, with no bourse showing any major variance.Japan's Nikkei ...

U.S. accused of reneging on agreements with China over trade

NEW YORK, New York - It was the United States that went back on previously reached trade agreements, and not ...

Wall Street closes higher on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday, particularly in the tech sector after the U.S. ...

Function at Cork County Hall inaugurates Cyber Ireland

CORK, Ireland - Monday marked the official launch of the Irish Cyber Security Cluster, Cyber Ireland.The launch took place at ...

Jamie Oliver's network of diners placed into administration

LONDON UK - The restaurant chain founded and operated in the UK by Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has filed for ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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